Universities in the UK are being challenged over marketing claims to students that they are in the “top 1%” of the world’s universities. The University of Reading is going to have to take down such a claim after a complaint to the advertising watchdog.
Our advice is to check the Times Education Supplement’s World University Rankings.
This BBC documentary highlights the huge problem of those companies offering essay and dissertation writing services. The services they offer are PLAGIARISTIC and should NEVER be engaged. English Proofread is a professional academic proofreading company and as opposed to those companies offering rewriting, essay writing or editing services, it is imperative that we retain the integrity and meaning of the original copy sent to us and as such our proofreaders are specifically instructed not to arbitrarily edit or rewrite the copy sent to them for proofreading.
English Proofread’s second vlog is here on ‘spoonerisms’ and we hope you find it amusing! Feel free to comment, like and share.
English Proofread is venturing into VLOGGING!
Here is the first of a series of short vlogs exploring interesting and quirky areas of the English language. Feel free to comment, like and share. We hope you like it! 🙂
The Qatar National Research Fund have a substantial list of research collaboration opportunities – it could be you they are looking for!
Download this Science Europe report from a pan-European association of research funders and institutions offering some pointers about what to expect and look for in postdoctoral funding programmes across the continent.
This site by Exam English (click here) provides a series of tests designed to improve your knowledge of academic English using the Academic Word List (AWL) – an extremely valuable tool for all students and researchers.
Translating from one language to another is fraught with difficulty – capturing exact words can be hard enough let alone more subtle meanings like metaphor, pathos, or culturally specific references and phrases. But machine translation is even more complex, although it is developing at a very rapid pace and both text and voice can now be translated very quickly. This BBC 4 programme explores whether machine translation means an end to human translators and what impact it might have on our desire and ability to learn and immerse ourselves in other languages.
Well worth checking one of the world’s most respected and trusted rankings of tertiary educational institutions – the Times Higher Education world university rankings.